come down in favor of

variants: or

come down on the side of

Definition of come down in favor of

  1. :  to decide or say in an official or public way that one supports (someone or something) The committee came down in favor of the proposal.

Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

downplay
  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. :  down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. :  to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as

    :  to cause to fall by or as if by shooting :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down someone (such as an opponent in wrestling)

    :  a complete play to advance the ball

  1. :  an undulating usually treeless upland with sparse soil

    :  a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. :  a covering of soft fluffy feathers

    :  these feathers

    :  something soft and fluffy like down

favorplay
  1. :  friendly regard shown toward another especially by a superior

    :  approving consideration or attention :  approbation

    :  partiality

  1. :  to regard or treat with favor

    :  to do a kindness for :  oblige

    :  endow


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